Item #123331 The Anatomical Exercises of Dr. William Harvey. De Motu Cordis 1628: De Circulatione Sanguinis 1649: The First English text of 1653 now newly edited by Geoffrey Keynes. Issued on the occasion of the tercentenary celebration of the first publication of the text of De Motu Cordis. William Harvey, Geoffrey Keynes, Nonesuch Press.
The Anatomical Exercises of Dr. William Harvey. De Motu Cordis 1628: De Circulatione Sanguinis 1649: The First English text of 1653 now newly edited by Geoffrey Keynes. Issued on the occasion of the tercentenary celebration of the first publication of the text of De Motu Cordis.
The Anatomical Exercises of Dr. William Harvey. De Motu Cordis 1628: De Circulatione Sanguinis 1649: The First English text of 1653 now newly edited by Geoffrey Keynes. Issued on the occasion of the tercentenary celebration of the first publication of the text of De Motu Cordis.

The Anatomical Exercises of Dr. William Harvey. De Motu Cordis 1628: De Circulatione Sanguinis 1649: The First English text of 1653 now newly edited by Geoffrey Keynes. Issued on the occasion of the tercentenary celebration of the first publication of the text of De Motu Cordis.

1928. London: Nonesuch Press, (1928).

8vo, xvi, 202, (2, colophon)pp. One folding copperplate engraving by C. Sigrist after a drawing from life by Stephen Gooden, at p.87. Original full niger morocco, gilt top, a poor copy with a stained and spotted binding and green ink inscriptions at the front.

§ First edition thus. #121 of an edition of 1,450 copies printed on handmade paper. To celebrate the 300th anniversary of the first publication of Harvey's epochal De Motu Cordis chose to reprint it not in the original Latin that few readers could interpret or the 'standard' Victorian translation that is deadly dull and rife with errors but in the vigorous first English translation. The four-part illustration depicting the veins in the arm had never before appeared in an English translation and only in crude form in Latin editions. A good working copy internally fine. Item #123331

Price: $75.00